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30% off Buttons and Postcards Sale starts now

Urban Adventure League

Hello friends! It’s a new year so time for a little cleaning at my Etsy shop. Starting now, I’m offering 30% off all buttons and postcards!

Here are the details:

  • All buttons and postcards on sale!
  • I also threw in a few zines and other things too, but you’ll need to seek those out
  • No coupon needed! Sale price shown on the listing.
  • If there’s no discount listed, it’s not on sale.
  • Discount not applicable on shipping, fees, or taxes
  • Sale ends February 28, 2021 or when stock runs out, whichever comes first

So take a look at my Etsy shop. And thank you for your support!

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The Robin Hood Path Racer gets some love.

Urban Adventure League

It’s been just a little over three years since I got my Robin Hood three speed on the road. It arrived to me as a bare frame, a blank slate. I decided to create a “path racer” style bike, resembling something that might be seen on British roads between the wars. Pashley’s Guv’nor is the modern version of this type of bike. While it’s beautifully built, the price is a bit too rich for me, so I decided to create my own out of various parts. It’s not the prettiest bike in the world, but it’s uniquely mine. I get more of a kick out of restoring something than buying new.

The Robin Hood project was meant to be my “impractical” bike. It’s not a tourer or a commuter. It’s the only bike I own that lacks any racks or baskets. So I can only carry what fits into a…

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Looking ahead to 2021: A blueprint for the Society

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Looking back at 2020: A Society End-Of-Year Report

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Three Speed October 2020: A Report

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